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Senior Program Manager, Supply Network Planning Capability

Johnson & Johnson is recruiting a Senior Program Manager, Supply Network Planning Capability located in Bridgewater, NJ, Zug, SUI or other J&J hubs on a case by case basis.
Caring for the world, one person at a time has inspired and united the people of Johnson & Johnson for over 125 years. We embrace research and science -- bringing innovative ideas, products and services to advance the health and well-being of people. Employees of the Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies work with partners in health care to touch the lives of over a billion people every day, throughout the world.
With $71.9 billion in 2016 sales, Johnson & Johnson is the world's most comprehensive and broadly based manufacturer of health care products, as well as a provider of related services, for the consumer, pharmaceutical, and medical devices and diagnostics markets. There are more than 265 Johnson & Johnson operating companies employing approximately 126,500 people and with products touching the lives of over a billion people every day, throughout the world.
Thriving on a diverse company culture, celebrating the uniqueness of our employees and committed to inclusion. Proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
Planning is is one of the critical foundational pillars identified by J&J Supply Chain strategy that is essential to building the worlds best supply chain. Planning forms a pivotal role in the synchronization of our E2E Supply Chain to meet our customer demands efficiently and effectively as well as improving our cashflow through optimizing our working Capital. At the same time we need to ensure that we are anticipating the future trends and disrupters and building capabilities to use and take advantage of these being agile enough to ensure we adapt and use this as a competitive advantage.
The Global Plan Excellence team sits within the broader Strategy & Deployment organization and will work closely with Product Supply, Value Chain and the Digital team. The Plan Excellence team is responsible for setting the strategic direction of J&J Enterprise Planning, developing capabilities (People, Process, Technology, Metrics) and ensuring effective deployment of these within the segments to drive competitive advantage and improve efficiency, effectiveness, optimizing working capital whilst keeping our customers needs central to what we do. The team will also be focused on new advanced capabilities as well as leading cultural change to embed Integrated Business Planning throughout the enterprise This team will work hand in hand with the various segment planning leaders.
The Senior Program Manager is responsible for critical elements of the the Enterprise Plan Excellence team and is a key enabler to unlock and deliver the enterprise outcomes. Working closely with Segment Planning, as well as S&D teams, the role is responsible for driving the Plan Pillar`s maturity through Capability building and accelerating the advancement of E2E Planning, Transparent Supply Chain and Plan outcomes in overall Supply Chain results.
The Senior Program Manager-Supply Network Planning will be responsible for:
• Providing support for the timely, efficient execution of Enterprise Planning initiatives across the businesses. This includes:
• Development of strategies and guiding principles
• Ensure the timely updating of project landmarks and charters
• Collection and reporting of performance objectives / metrics
• Creation of content for PLAN capability development and improvements via deployments across J&J
• Supporting or leading deployment teams with required research and technical support
• Ensuring value creation across all initiatives exists
• Supporting the accountability and transparency of progress through regular reporting, documentation and collection / validation of Planning development and deployment activities across one or more critical capabilities
• Clear responsibility for supporting all project management activities in alignment with the Global Plan Excellence and Office of Strategy & Deployment PMO requirements.
• Support the Operating Model Framework with leadership of Supply Network Planning Capability Governance Team and Plan Governance Team meetings across all segments.
• Leadership of the evolution of Multi Echelon Inventory Optimization capability either via OMP or outside vendor for deployment across segments.
• Leadership of the development and deployment of Transparent Supply Chain (“Planning Control Tower”) enabled via technology solutions to synchronize the E2E Planning processes.
• Alignment to technology standards supporting the capability with IT & System Deployment teams.
• Benchmarking, both internal and external, to drive continuous improvement and alignment to SC planning standard methodologies
• Support OMP template design, ensuring a global, enterprise solution is developed. Define how the business will utilize OMP to enable the supply planning maturity journey.
Key relationships
This position will work closely with various Supply Chain partners including but not limited to:
• Sector leaders of the Plan function at the VP, Director and other levels of the organization
• Key partners within the Strategy & Deployment organization (Product Supply, Value Chain)
• Deliver or Source leaders
• Sector Operations Finance leaders
Key Responsibilities
• Design / develop / deploy standards across J&J Planning organizations (50%)
• Benchmark standard methodologies internal and external to J&J and incorporate into J&J processes (40%)
• Manage program management, governance and integration responsibilities (10%)

A minimum of a Bachelor's degree is required.
10+ years of related Supply Chain experience is required. A minimum of 2 years people management/supervisory experience is required. A minimum of 4 years of Supply Chain Planning experience is required.
Strong background / experience in Supply Chain Planning processes and systems required.
Experience in 3 out of the 5 core capability areas of Planning- Demand Planning, Supply Network Planning, Production Planning, Inventory Management and S&OP required.
Relevant mix of global, regional, cross-sector / cross-industry experience is preferred.
Experience in the use of advanced Excel / Access models, JDE/SAP technology knowledge is required.
Experience with Advanced Planning Systems, specifically OMP technology is preferred. Experience with MEIO technologies preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Past project management experience with a track record of success is required.
• Deep knowledge of Planning processes and supporting technologies across a minimum of three core elements of Supply Chain Planning required.
• Past experience in executing significant process improvement initiatives within Supply Chain functions is required.
• Strong analytical and quantitative skills, strong communication and presentation skills, and strength in interdependent partnering and team management required.
• Ability to manage multiple initiatives and work in a matrixed environment where priorities change rapidly and tight deadlines exist is required.
• Ability for strong partnering and understanding of Planning support needs of the Enterprise and business segments is required.
• Ability to embed a culture of harmonization and process improvement and value creation across the business segments is required.
• Establishes effective communications and common goals and objectives across J&J businesses required.
• Deep understanding of external Supply Chain trends and emerging standard methodologies is preferred.
• Understanding of PLAN processes and supporting technologies in other industries is preferred.
Travel Requirements: Up to 20-25% both domestically and internationally
Primary Location
United States-New Jersey-Bridgewater
Other Locations
Europe/Middle East/Africa-Switzerland-Zug, North America
Johnson & Johnson Services Inc. (6090)
Job Function
Inventory Planning/Control
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